In September, Wendell Potter – an author and columnist at – published a two-part article at the Huffington Post titled America’s Hidden Epidemic that Obamacare Barely Touches (Part two is titled: What Really Scares Middle-Income Americans Away from the Dentist).

The Gist:

Lack of access to dental care is not just a problem for low income Americans. In fact, only 34% of adults classified as earning between 200 and 400% of the FPL visited the dentist in 2010 (Source: ADA).

Here’s a handy chart to figure out FPL based on family size.

There are two videos in this post – you can view them by visiting the website.